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Former Children of God member details life in the apocalyptic sex cult that lured Hollywood celebs

Flor Edwards believed she was going to die at age 12.<p>The now-36-year-old escaped the doomsday cult Children of God, the same group that Hollywood celebrities like Rose McGowan and brothers Joaquin and River Phoenix were raised in. The cult also reportedly lured Fleetwood Mac’s Jeremy Spencer.<p>The …

Costa Rica

The 15-minute Bodyweight Workout for Busy Guys

The best thing about building your fitness around a bodyweight workout: the more you weight you lose and the leaner you become, the easier they …

Exercise

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

The Brain

Do Just 1 Thing Differently to Learn Faster and Remember Longer: No Extra Time, Effort, or Technology Required

You don't even have to change the manner in which you study or practice. You only have to do this.<p>Even though many people feel that success is all about whom you know, success is almost always based on <i>what</i> you know. That's why so many people want to learn faster, retain more information, and …

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About - 101 Cookbooks

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

Death risk increased with two blood pressure drugs

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a major risk factor for heart disease, the leading cause of death in the United States. But a new study has …

Medical Research

At Gucci, Dressing for the Post-Human World

MILAN — Riddle me this: How is the theater of fashion like an operating theater?<p>With this question — raised by the Gucci show set: an antiseptic hospital-gown-green space with piercing overhead lights, medical beds strategically arrayed beneath — the Milan women’s wear collections got into …

Sonic weapons probably didn’t cause mysterious diplomat illnesses in Cuba, doctors say

The concussion-like symptoms occurred without any obvious signs of head trauma<p>After months of rumors, doctors have published the first detailed report describing the mysterious illness that struck US diplomats stationed in Cuba. While the source of the illness is still a mystery, the doctors say …

University of Pennsylvania

Does the Illuminati control the world? Maybe it’s not such a mad idea

If the Illuminati is real, it’s got to be the least secret secret society in the universe. It’s so bad at keeping itself hidden that its existence is proclaimed all over the internet by people whose investigative toolkit consists entirely of Google and a lively imagination.<p>The most recent would-be …

Conspiracies

Mexico: Zetas drugs cartel leader caught

<b>A leader of the notorious Zetas drug cartel has been caught in Mexico City, according to Mexican authorities.</b><p>José María Guízar Valencia is wanted in the US, which had offered a $5m (£3.6m) reward for his capture.<p>Known as Z-43, he is a dual US-Mexican citizen and is thought to have run the Zeta's …

Las Vegas shooter had anti-anxiety medicine in system, autopsy says

<b>(CNN) —</b> An autopsy report on Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock said he had anti-anxiety medication in his system at the time of death, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.<p>The autopsy report from the Clark County Coroner's Office also indicated that Paddock died of a self-inflicted gunshot …

33 pounds of fentanyl – enough to wipe out Massachusetts – seized in Boston

Boston authorities said they seized more than 33 pounds of fentanyl—enough to kill millions of people—in connection with one of Massachusetts’ biggest drug busts ever.<p>In announcing the results of a six-month wiretap probe called "Operation High Hopes," prosecutors said the synthetic opioid was …

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

Consciousness

U.S. Spies, Seeking to Retrieve Cyberweapons, Paid Russian Peddling Trump Secrets

BERLIN — After months of secret negotiations, a shadowy Russian bilked American spies out of $100,000 last year, promising to deliver stolen National Security Agency cyberweapons in a deal that he insisted would also include compromising material on President Trump, according to American and …

Russia

San Diego's favorite pizzas

As comedian Bill Murray once proclaimed, “Unless you are a pizza, then the answer is yes, I can live without you.”<p>As one of the foods that defines …

San Diego

15 Make Ahead Crockpot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make

15 Make Ahead Crock-Pot Meals Literally Anyone Can Make<p>Whoever invented the slow cooker deserves a medal.<p>January 23, 2018<p>I like to have a nice warm …

13 French Foods You Should Know About That Aren’t a Croissant

Cooking

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Is Real And It Looks Perfect

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt has shown up just in time for the 50th anniversary of the film and its epic car chase scene. Between the green paint, …

Edited Embryos Mean U.S. Scientists Have Passed a Major Milestone

By now, most of us know what CRISPR gene editing is. At the very least, we have heard of this revolutionary technology that allows us to alter DNA — the source code of life itself. One day, CRISPR could allow us to delete genes in order to eradicate genetic diseases, add in new genes in order to …

Genetics

Jaguar's Latest Performance Sedan Looks Like A Ford Falcon

Lovers of defunct Australian-made sedans can now wipe away their tears and cry tears of joy in a Jaguar instead.<p>The British marque’s latest …

The confusing way Mexicans tell time

Understanding this word takes not a fluency in the language but rather a fluency in Mexican culture.<p>When I first stepped foot on Mexican soil, I spoke relatively good Spanish. I was by no means fluent, but I could hold a conversation. So when I asked a local ice-cream seller in downtown Guadalajara …

Language

Los narcocaníbales de Tabasco

La Fiscalía local asegura que dos adolescentes fueron obligados a comer carne humana en un rito de iniciación del Cártel Jalisco Nueva Generación<p>El …

Artist unveils vibrating pill that "creates rave inside your body"

<b>Audiopill is a “techno party you can’t escape.”</b><p>Czech artist Jan Poope has created a legal but definitely not safe alternative to ecstasy: a <b>mechanical</b> …

Rob Sheffield's Top 20 Albums of 2014

<b>1. Parquet Courts,</b> <i>Sunbathing Animal</i> Too many excellent albums this year for a mere Top 10 — 2014 was the kind of music year where I'd wake up in the …

Ben & Jerry's Launches Bob Marley-Inspired Ice Cream

<b>Ben and Jerry's</b> have decided to dig into their inner ganjaprenuers and create a special <b>Bob Marley-inspired flavor</b>. The flavor's name — <b>Satisfy My Bowl</b> — takes advantage of great double entendre. According to the website, the ice cream features a banana ice cream base loaded with caramel and cookie …

72-minute trailer released for longest film ever

A Swedish film-maker hoping to break the world record for the longest film of all time has released a 72-minute teaser trailer.<p>Anders Weberg hopes the near-feature-length promo will serve to whet audience appetites for his proposed 720-hour movie marathon, titled Ambiancé, which will be released in …

Baby Goose And Russell Crowe Play Detectives In A Shane Black Noir Drama

Hold on to your butts, little lambs. Fresh off the news that he gooed a million micro geese in Eva Mendes, Ryan Gosling, your boyfriend no more, the babiest of the gooses, All-Americanest of the Canadians, throbbingest of all hearts and sweetest of all man candies, is going to be in a Shane Black …

Dracula Untold - Trailer 1

Luke Evans (Fast & Furious 6, Immortals) stars in Dracula Untold, the origin story of the man who became Dracula. Gary Shore directs and Michael De …

Fast & Furious

Gary Oldman On Mel Gibson And Alec Baldwin: ‘We’re All Hypocrites.’

On Friday, <i>Playboy</i>’s double issue for July and August hits stands and in it there’s an interview with actor Gary Oldman, who stars in <i>Dawn of the Planet of the Apes</i>, which opens nationwide on July 11. You’ve probably already seen plenty of ads and clips for <i>Dawn</i>, but I’ve got a pretty good feeling …